Concept: “What has happened to suddenly change the behavior of little Angelica…and how can the Mercer family fit in to their new community?”
Content: A surreally mundane adventure with a troubled tot
Writing: Provides lots of detail and dialogue as well as suggestions for alternative plots and a metric ton of nasty insults
Art/design: Primarily designed around navigating events and conversations delivered via text
Usability: Ready to use out-of-the-box but can also be tinkered with and adapted to GM taste and need
Concept: “Unspeakable is the malice that brought the siege goat-demon to life. Stranger still is the purpose of strapping a siege ballista to its forearm.”
Content: An adaptation of DOOM’s Cyberdemon
Writing: Predominantly deals with elaborating on attacks and Special
Art/design: Linear, easy-to-use layout with splashes of red to unify the image and text
Usability: Particularly lethal if you put it at the end of a narrow hallway beside a stack of ammunition
Content: An ogre powered, wine fueled, zombie infested, psychedelic crossword puzzle dungeon.
Writing: Manages to build a disturbingly coherent theme from a crossword puzzle selection, all while making a Goat Ogre into something truly menacing.
Usability: Visit the vineyard, drink the wine, deathmatch a Goat Ogre.
Content: A unfortunate half-human half-goat
Writing: Includes a simple stat block and some backstory for the beast
Art/design: Use of color helps differentiate key bits of information from surrounding text
Usability: The lore introduces some interesting options for GMs and players
Concept: “This one-page MÖRK BORG creature is an attempt to exorcise the demon goat from my mind. Now it’s your problem.”
Content: A goat best avoided—but where’s the fun in that?
Writing: Establishes a strange, surreal tone to match the image
Art/design: When you gaze too long into the goat, the goat gazes also into you
Usability: Simple and easy to use. It’s just a goat, after all…
Content: Hideous man-goat amalgamations to haunt your games and dreams
Writing: Includes an overview of the monster with some short tables for armor, weapons, and numbers
Art/design: A handful of typefaces and one manky-looking goat
Usability: Generating gear takes a bit longer than fielding standard monsters, but not by much